Consists of 1225 original slides, and 1131 photographic print reproductions created from those slides, of the members of the Peoples Temple in Redwood Valley, San Francisco, and Guyana from 1967-1978. Included are images of church services, portraits of Peoples Temple leader Rev. Jim Jones, recreational outings, bus trips, candid portraits of members, and images of members farming, preparing food, and pursuing various forms of entertainment. Includes photographs of the construction of buildings in Redwood Valley in 1968, traveling across country to Washington, D.C. in 1976, and the establishment of the Peoples Temple Agricultural Mission known as Jonestown in Guyana from 1974-1978.
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